Alberto Cirio

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Alberto Cirio
Alberto Cirio 2019.jpg
President of Piedmont
Assumed office
6 June 2019
Preceded bySergio Chiamparino
Member of the European Parliament
In office
25 May 2014 – 26 May 2019
ConstituencyNorth-West Italy
Personal details
Born (1972-12-06) 6 December 1972 (age 49)
Turin, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyLega Nord
(1995–2004)
Forza Italia
(2004–2009)
The People of Freedom
(2009–2013)
Forza Italia
(since 2013)
Spouse(s)Sara
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Turin
ProfessionEnterpreneur

Alberto Cirio (born 6 December 1972) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Italy from 2014 to 2019. He is a member of the centre-right Forza Italia.

Biography[edit]

He studied law at the University of Turin.

Cirio served as Deputy Mayor of Alba from 1995 to 2005. In 2005 he was elected Regional Councilor of Piedmont. In 2010 Cirio was re-elected to the Regional Council. Regional Minister for Education, Tourism and Sport in the Piedmont Region from 2010 to 2014.[1]

In the 2014 European election he was elected to the European Parliament for the North-West region.[2]

On 26 May 2019 he was elected President of Piedmont, supported by Forza Italia, the Northern League, Brothers of Italy and Union of the Centre.[3][4]

On 8 March 2020, he tested positive for COVID-19.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Curriculum Vitae". EPP Group. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  2. ^ "CIRCOSCRIZIONE ITALIA NORD-OCCIDENTALE". la Repubblica. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Centre-right picks Cirio in Piedmont". ansa.it. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Centre right's Cirio wins in Piedmont". ansa.it. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Head of Italy's Piedmont Region Ill With Coronavirus - RAI". New York Times. 8 March 2020.

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